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Oven Crisped Citrus Chicken

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Ingredients
  Orange peel 1 Teaspoon, grated
  Orange juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lime juice 2 Tablespoon
  Broiler fryer chicken 3 Pound, cut up
  All purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Chili powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted
Directions

Combine orange juice and lime juice in a 13x9x2-inch baking dish; add chicken pieces, turning to coat on all sides.
Cover and refrigerate about 2 hours, occasionally tilting dish and spooning juice mixture over chicken.
Drain, reserving juices.
In paper or plastic bag combine flour, salt, chili powder, and orange peel.
Brush chicken pieces with melted butter, then shake, a few at a time, in flour mixture to coat evenly.
Return chicken to baking dish; spoon reserved juices over.
Bake at 375° till tender, 50 to 60 minutes.
Do not turn.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Chicken

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